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Rouhani says Turkey 'rightfully worried' about southern borders, US must leave region


Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday said Turkey was "rightfully worried" about its southern border, in reference to the threat posed by the terror corridor, and said U.S. forces should leave the region, Reuters reports.

"Turkey is rightfully worried about its southern borders. We believe that a correct path should be adopted to remove those concerns... American troops must leave the region... " state news agency IRNA quoted Rouhani as saying.

Turkish forces poised to enter Northern Syria following a surprise U.S. troop pullback.

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